Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue

Authors

  • Furkan ÖZER
  • Rıza Önder GÜNAYDIN
  • Mehmet Umut AKYOL

Abstract

Intratracheal  ectopic  thyroid  tissue  is  a  rare  abnormality  that  can  cause  air-way obstruction. Presence of ectopic tissue in the larynx is extremely rare. The symptoms can easily be confused with those of bronchial asthma. We describe the case of a 52 year old man with subglottic thyroid tissue and multinodular goiter who undergone total thyroidectomy of for multinoduler goitre in octo-ber 2009. After the correct diagnosis was established, the lesion was excised via an external approach. We also discuss the clinical features and management of intratracheal thyroid tissu

Keywords: İntratracheal, subglottic mass, ectopic thyroid tissue

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Published

2017-06-30

How to Cite

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ÖZER F, GÜNAYDIN RÖ, AKYOL MU. Intratracheal Ectopic Thyroid Tissue. Acta Medica [Internet]. 2017 Jun. 30 [cited 2024 May 22];48(2):22-5. Available from: https://www.actamedica.org/index.php/actamedica/article/view/68

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Case Report